The SBI Clerk Exam is conducted annually by the State Bank of India to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) in its different branches of SBI across the nation. SBI Clerk is one of the most sought-after bank exams today and a huge number of candidates appear for the same every year. State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct the SBI Clerk 2023 Prelims and Mains examination to shortlist candidates for the said vacancies.  This year, SBI conducted SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2024 on 25th February and 4th March 2024 to shortlist candidates for 8773 Junior Associates vacancies and now will release the result in June 2024.  

The SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) is responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a particular SBI Bank branch. Here, in this article, we'll talk about the SBI Clerk 2023 Exam, Exam Dates, Online Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Salary & more.

SBI Clerk 2024 Exam Summary

The selection of the eligible candidates will be done through a two-stage selection process- Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. State Bank of India (SBI) has announced 8773 vacancies of Clerk (Junior Associates) posts to be filled for the recruitment year 2023-24. For more details about SBI Clerk Notification 2023, go through the below summary table.

SBI Clerk 2024 Exam Summary
OrganisationState Bank of India (SBI)
Post NameClerk (Junior Associates)
CategoryGovt Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims- Mains
SalaryRs 26,000 - to Rs 29,000
Official website

SBI Clerk 2024 Important Dates

The mains examination for the SBI Clerk 2023-24 exam will be conducted on 25th February and 4th March 2024. Candidates must keep visiting this page regularly to stay updated about the important updates for the SBI Clerk 2023 Exam. 

SBI Clerk 2024 Important Dates
EventsSBI Clerk 2024 Dates
SBI Clerk Notification 202316th November 2023
SBI Clerk Online Application Starts17th November 2023
SBI Clerk Online Application Closes10th December 2023
SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 202326th December 2023
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Date 202305th, 06th, 11th and 12th January 2024
SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 202415th February 2024
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 202425th February and 4th March 2024
SBI Clerk Mains Result 2024June 2024

SBI Clerk 2024 Mains Result

As we know SBI has already conducted the SBI Clerk mains exam and now the candidates are waiting for the release of SBI Clerk Mains Result for Phase 2 Exam. State Bank of India (SBI) has delayed the release of final result due to elections. Click on the below link to check all the details for the mains result and score card.

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SBI Clerk 2023 Notification

The SBI Clerk Notification 2023 PDF for 8773 Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) posts was released by the State Bank of India at Candidates who are interested in for Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in the clerical cadre must download the notification pdf link has been updated below with the release of the official SBI Clerk notification at the official website of SBI i.e. Have a look at the SBI Clerk Notification PDF for more information by clicking the below link.

SBI Clerk Official Notification 2023 PDF- Click to Download

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2023

The vacancies for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam have been announced with its official SBI Clerk Notification 2023 on 16th November 2023. This year, SBI has introduced 8773 vacancies for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam, out of which 8283 vacancies have been announced for regular posts and 490 for Backlog posts. Check circle-wise and state/UT-wise vacancy details for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam are mentioned below.

SBI Clerk 2023 Vacancy- Regular Vacancies

SBI Clerk 2023: Regular Vacancies 
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
AmaravatiAndhra PradeshTelugu/ Urdu080313052150
BhopalMadhya PradeshHindi43574328117288
Chandigarh/New DelhiHaryanaHindi/Punjabi50--7126120267
ChandigarhJammu & KashmirUrdu/ Hindi070923084188
Himachal PradeshHindi4507361874180
Ladakh UTUrdu/Ladakhi/Bhoti (Bodhi)040513052350
PunjabPunjabi/ Hindi52--371873180
ChennaiTamil NaduTamil3201461775171
HyderabadTelanganaTelgu/ Urdu843614152212525
KolkataWest BengalBengali/ Nepali2605251147114
A&N IslandsHindi/ English--0105021220
SikkimNepali/ English--------0404
Lucknow/New DelhiUttar PradeshHindi/ Urdu373174801787331781
Maharashtra/Mumbai MetroMaharashtraMarathi1008261046100
New DelhiDelhiHindi653211743180437
North EasternArunachal PradeshEnglish--31-063269
AssamAssamese /Bengali/ Bodo305111643190430
MeghalayaEnglish/Garo/ Khasi--3303073477
TripuraBengali/ Kokboro0408--021226

SBI Clerk 2023 Vacancy: Backlog

CategoryBacklog Vacancy

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023 Online Form

All important dates for the SBI Clerk 2023 application process have been announced with the release of the SBI Clerk Notification 2023. The candidates are required to visit the official page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply online for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam. The online registration process has been scheduled from 17th November to 10th December 2023 (extended). Click on the below link to learn more about the application process, SBI Clerk Handwritten Declaration Format, and other details for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023 Application Form Link- Click Here

SBI Clerk 2023 Application Fee

The category-wise fee structure for SBI Clerk online application is given below. The application fee for the SBI Exam is Rs. 750/- for the General category and NIL for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category as mentioned in SBI Clerk Notification 2023. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself.

SBI Clerk 2023 Application Fee
SNo.CategoryApplication Fee
2General/OBC/EWSRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

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SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of the SBI Clerk 2023 exam are mainly about two pre-requisites:

SBI Clerk Educational Qualifications (as on 31/12/2023)

He/she must hold a valid graduation degree (UG) in any discipline from a recognized university.

SBI Clerk Age Limit (as on 01/04/2024)

Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2023, i.e. the candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1995 and not later than 01.04.2003 (both days inclusive).

SBI Clerk Age Limit
S No.CategoryUpper Age Limit
1SC / ST33 years
2OBC31 years
3Person with disabilities (General)38 years
4Person with disabilities(SC /ST)43 years
5Person with disabilities(OBC)41 years
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)7 years (subject to the The actualmaximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2023 Selection Procedure

For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through the SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2023 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. All candidates must clear both phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited.

Note- Trained apprentices of SBI (on or before 31/10/2023) may be given weightage in the Main Examination by awarding 2.5% of the maximum marks (i.e. 5 marks out of 200 marks) as bonus marks.

SBI Clerk 2023 Exam Pattern

To crack the SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2023 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern for the SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:

As per the official notification released by SBI, "No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed". Thus, there will not be any sectional cut-off for this year's SBI Junior Associates Recruitment Online Examination. However, the criteria solely lie within the hands of the organisation.

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
S No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

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SBI Clerk 2023 Syllabus

Although, the preliminary and main examinations are both conducted on the same pattern and syllabus. The difficulty level of the exam would be higher for the main examination. The preliminary examination of the SBI Clerk exam 2023 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk 2023 Prelims & Mains Exam:

SBI Clerk 2023 Syllabus
ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit and LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures and AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork and  TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination & Probability

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SBI Clerk 2023 Salary & Pay Scale

The pay scale of the SBI Clerk is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).

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SBI Clerk 2023 Pre-Exam Training

SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India. Candidates belonging to these categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against the relevant column while applying online.

SBI Clerk 2023 Pre-Exam Training
North IndiaSouth IndiaEast IndiaWest India
DehradunGulbargaBerhampur (Ganjam)Bhopal
LucknowMysoreImphalPanaji (Goa)
MeerutPort BlairItanagarPune

SBI Clerk 2023 Preparation

The primary resource for the preparation of SBI Clerk 2023 are live online classes mock test. It is a fact that more number of mock tests students appear, to will directly help students to score well. This SBI Clerk Mock Test is designed to help you prepare for the upcoming SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains examinations. The test covers all the important topics from the SBI Clerk syllabus, including Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language.

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SBI Clerk 2023 Admit Card

Registered candidates will be required to download SBI Clerk Admit Card from the official website of State Bank of India. The hard copy of the SBI Clerk admit card won’t be couriered to applicants. The admit card for SBI Clerk Exam will be released in two stages - admit card for preliminary exam, the admit card for the main exam.

One must log in to his/her account created while filling in the online application form and download the admit card.

To login to the official website of SBI, a candidate is supposed to have:

  1. Registration Number/Roll Number
  2. Date of Birth/Password

The admit card for SBI Clerk 2023 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:

  1. For Preliminary Exam
  2. For Mains Exam

All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of SBI before downloading his/her admit cards.

SBI Clerk 2023 Result & Cut Off

SBI Clerk Result 2023 will be declared once both phases are concluded. SBI will publish results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Aspirants are required to meet the cut-offs for all the sections to make it to the merit list.

To know the expected SBI Clerk Cut-Off 2023, one must be aware of the last year's Cut-Off marks. Let's have a look at the SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2022:

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-Off

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2022( Out of 100)
Madhya Pradesh74.75
Tamil Nadu62.25 
Uttar Pradesh77.5
West Bengal78.50

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SBI Clerk Exam Analysis

State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective-type exams every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre. Students must be waiting for the analysis and review to prepare for the upcoming banking exams. Career Power has covered every minute detail of the SBI Clerk exam to help the banking aspirants to make their careers. Here, we will provide you with the types of questions asked, level of difficulty and if there was any change introduced in the exam. Last year's SBI Clerk Prelims Analysis & Review Summary is here. The Difficulty level of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 was 'Easy to Moderate'. Check here the Overall, Shift-wise and Section-wise analysis and review of SBI Clerk Prelims exam. This analysis will help you for the upcoming SBI Clerk 2023 exam.

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- English Language

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- English
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension8Easy to Moderate
Error Detection5Easy to Moderate
Word Usage3Easy to Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement5Easy to Moderate
Word Swapping4Easy to Moderate
Cloze Test5Easy to Moderate
Overall30Easy to Moderate

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- Reasoning Ability

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- Reasoning Ability
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Row Based Puzzle5Easy to Moderate
Circular Puzzle5Easy to Moderate
Floor Flat Based Puzzle5Easy to Moderate
Syllogism (only a few, all, some)3Easy
Blood Relations4Easy-Moderate
Oder Ranking4Easy-Moderate
Meaningful Word1Easy
Alphanumeric Series (letter, number, symbol)4Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis- Numerical Ability

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- Numerical Ability
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph)5Easy to Moderate
Caselet DI6Easy to Moderate
Wrong Number Series6Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic8Easy to Moderate
Overall35Easy to Moderate
SBI Clerk 2023- FAQs

Yes, SBI Clerk 2023 Notification to recruit 8283 vacancies for Junior Associates has been released at

SBI Clerk 2023-24 Mains to be held on 25th February and 4th March 2024.

Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exams.

SBI has announced 8773 vacancies with SBI Clerk Notification 2023 for this year for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2023.

All tests of SBI Clerk 2023 exam are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

Yes, there is a negative marking in SBI Clerk exam for wrong answers in both preliminary and mains exam. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

Yes, the trained apprentices of SBI (on or before 31/10/2023) may be given weightage in the Main Examination by awarding 2.5% of the maximum marks (i.e. 5 marks out of 200 marks) as bonus marks

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